On the eastern side of the city centre is the Olympic and other sporting arenas, while on the other side of the Yarra is the Shrine of Rememberance.
Shrine of Rememberance This distinctive and unique building is a beautiful and fitting memorial to those that served: Shrine of Rememberance.
Old Melbourne Observatory Established in 1861 - 1863 as the city’s efforts to research the skies of the Southern Hemisphere, as well as serving important functions such as timekeeping, surveying and accurate weights. Tours are available and is the only way to visit this place, see their website for more information: Old Melbourne Observatory.
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Royal Botanic Gardens These expansive gardens contain more than fifty thousand plants. The Children’s Garden is for kids who are looking to explore our plant world, with chances to learn: Royal Botanic Gardens.
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art With events and changing exhibitions, this venue for contemporary art is also a place of learning. Housed in a distinctive and creative building: ACCA. Located at 111 Sturt Street.
NGV International: The National Gallery of Victoria has extensive collections of world class art from ancient cultures to today on permanent exhibition and changing ones. See works from masters such as Dali, Rembrandt and ancient Greece to the modern and exotic. This is a multi level museum, displays include Asian Art, Australian Multimedia, prints and drawings, international photography, sculptures, important decorative arts and antiquities: NGV International.
Southbank Located just south of the Melbourne CBD on the other side of the Yarra River, this inner city neighborhood was mainly an industrial site. Beginning a rapid transformation from the 1990s, today the suburb is rich in cultural attractions, parks, diverse and interesting modern architectural edifices as well as heritage buildings: Southbank.
There are numerous trams from the city center that can take you to Southbank and to places like St Kilda Beach, Prahan and South Yarra: Melbourne Australia Trams.
Further afield, Melbourne places to visit include:
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